Major Events of the Early 1800s You will have approximately two weeks

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Major Events of the Early 1800s

You will have approximately two weeks to complete this assignment. Use your notes and textbook to create a mini-book about the major events of the early 1800s. The events must be in chronological order, draw the event, include a list of the major individuals involved in the event, and explain the event’s importance in history using your own words (see example). There are twenty events; each event is worth five points for a total of 100 points. The due date for this project is Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

Mini-book Directions: Fold your three sheets of copy paper into a hamburger. Write the title, your name, and hour on the front cover. Inside the mini-book, write two events on each page.

Events for the book:

Marbury v. Madison 1803

Louisiana Purchase 1803

Lewis and Clark’s Expedition 1803-1806

Pike’s Expedition 1806-1808

Embargo Act 1807

Non-Intercourse Act 1809

Battle of Tippecanoe 1811

War of 1812


Battle at Fort McHenry 1814

Treaty of Ghent 1814

Battle of New Orleans 1815

Era of Good Feelings 1815-1825

Cumberland Road 1815-1850

McCulloch v. Maryland 1819

Adams-Onis Treaty 1819

Missouri Compromise 1820

Monroe Doctrine 1823

Gibbons v. Ogden 1824

Tariff of Abominations 1828

Dred Scott v. Sandford 1857


Event—War of 1812

Time Period—summer of 1812 through December, 1814

Individuals involved—America, Britain, and Tecumseh and his Native American followers

Importance in history—This war is called the Second War of Independence because America fought the British and some Native Americans for control of America. The Native American on the eastern side of the Mississippi River lost power with Tecumseh’s death.


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